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kindle ↠ The Qur'an Hardcover read ï eyltransferservices ó [Download] ➸ The Qur'an (Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies) ➽ Alan Jones – Eyltransferservices.co.uk The ur'an is the sacred book of Islam For Muslims it is the word of God revealed in Arabic by the archangel Gabriel to the ProphThe ur'an is the sacred book of Islam For Muslims it is the word of God revealed in Arabic by the archangel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad and thence to mankind Originally it was delivered orally traditional sources indicate that Muhammad always recited his message He was a preacher; he delivered good news; and he warned; thus the ur'an is a collection of sermons exhortations guidance warnings and pieces of encouragement This new translation is uniue The result of decades of study of the text of the traditional Muslim authorities and of the works of other scholars special thought has been given to what the text would have meant to its original hearers The traditional verse structure has been maintained and where necessary verses have been further divided into sections to indicate where there are natural points for pause and to emphasize the original oral nature of the text This is the first translation of the ur'an to adopt such an approach The oral nature of the text presents problems for the translator for recitation freuently gives the text a dimension that does not come across in silent reading Some previous translators have introduced bridging phrases drawn from past commentators resulting in interruptions to the flow of the text Alan Jones's approach underlines the need for a sympathetic response to the oral and aural structures of the Arabic of the ur'an An introductory note to each sura provides some background material on the contents of the sura and its dating and the notes are kept to a minimum The translation is preceded by a brief Introduction describing the religion and culture of the Arabian peninsula and the land and its peoples in the years before Muhammad's birth There is an account of his life his early years in Mecca the hijra the migration to Medina and his years there And there is an account of the ur'an and the transmission of the text Alan Jones is a specialist in early Arabic literature and the author of Early Arabic Poetry two books of translations and commentary on pre Islamic poetry He has been a lecturer and teacher of Arabic at Oxford University for 43 years; now retired he is at work on a commentary to accompany this new translation of the ur'an A Festschrift Islamic Reflections Arabic Musings was published by Oxbow on behalf of the Gibb Memorial Trust in his honour This translationinterpretation joins the ranks of the very best that attempts to capture some of the meaning of the Koran; it contains none of the Arabic text of the Koran I would read this translationinterpretation in conjunction with M A S Abdel Haleem's Arberry's Asad's Pickthall's and Cleary's translativeinterpretative efforts I look forward to Jones's synoptic commentary of the Koran as based on classical literary sources in a pending volume

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The ur'an is the sacred book of Islam For Muslims it is the word of God revealed in Arabic by the archangel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad and thence to mankind Originally it was delivered orally traditional sources indicate that Muhammad always recited his message He was a preacher; he delivered good news; and he warned; thus the ur'an is a collection of sermons exhortations guidance warnings and pieces of encouragement This new translation is uniue The result of decades of study of the text of the traditional Muslim authorities and of the works of other scholars special thought has been given to what the text would have meant to its original hearers The traditional verse structure has been maintained and where necessary verses have been further divided into sections to indicate where there are natural points for pause and to emphasize the original oral nature of the text This is the first translation of the ur'an to adopt such an approach The oral nature of the text presents problems for the translator for recitation freuently gives the text a dimension that does not come across in silent reading Some previous translators have introduced bridging phrases drawn from past commentators resulting in interruptions to the flow of the text Alan Jones's approach underlines the need for a sympathetic response to the oral and aural structures of the Arabic of the ur'an An introductory note to each sura provides some background material on the contents of the sura and its dating and the notes are kept to a minimum The translation is preceded by a brief Introduction describing the religion and culture of the Arabian peninsula and the land and its peoples in the years before Muhammad's birth There is an account of his life his early years in Mecca the hijra the migration to Medina and his years there And there is an account of the ur'an and the transmission of the text Alan Jones is a specialist in early Arabic literature and the author of Early Arabic Poetry two books of translations and commentary on pre Islamic poetry He has been a lecturer and teacher of Arabic at Oxford University for 43 years; now retired he is at work on a commentary to accompany this new translation of the ur'an A Festschrift Islamic Reflections Arabic Musings was published by Oxbow on behalf of the Gibb Memorial Trust in his honour Wild and missing characters in Kindle Pretty messy layout

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The Qur'an Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic StudiesThe ur'an is the sacred book of Islam For Muslims it is the word of God revealed in Arabic by the archangel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad and thence to mankind Originally it was delivered orally traditional sources indicate that Muhammad always recited his message He was a preacher; he delivered good news; and he warned; thus the ur'an is a collection of sermons exhortations guidance warnings and pieces of encouragement This new translation is uniue The result of decades of study of the text of the traditional Muslim authorities and of the works of other scholars special thought has been given to what the text would have meant to its original hearers The traditional verse structure has been maintained and where necessary verses have been further divided into sections to indicate where there are natural points for pause and to emphasize the original oral nature of the text This is the first translation of the ur'an to adopt such an approach The oral nature of the text presents problems for the translator for recitation freuently gives the text a dimension that does not come across in silent reading Some previous translators have introduced bridging phrases drawn from past commentators resulting in interruptions to the flow of the text Alan Jones's approach underlines the need for a sympathetic response to the oral and aural structures of the Arabic of the ur'an An introductory note to each sura provides some background material on the contents of the sura and its dating and the notes are kept to a minimum The translation is preceded by a brief Introduction describing the religion and culture of the Arabian peninsula and the land and its peoples in the years before Muhammad's birth There is an account of his life his early years in Mecca the hijra the migration to Medina and his years there And there is an account of the ur'an and the transmission of the text Alan Jones is a specialist in early Arabic literature and the author of Early Arabic Poetry two books of translations and commentary on pre Islamic poetry He has been a lecturer and teacher of Arabic at Oxford University for 43 years; now retired he is at work on a commentary to accompany this new translation of the ur'an A Festschrift Islamic Reflections Arabic Musings was published by Oxbow on behalf of the Gibb Memorial Trust in his honour The introduction to this book the presentation of the text and the objective thoroughness of the notes make this book both an enticing doorway into the ur'an and a scholarly exposition of arguments around sources and interpretations The reaction of friends of many faiths has been very positive and it is a book that I as a Christian find hard to put downGeoffrey Morris